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India vs WestIndies 2011: News

Gauti shoulders club-country row

As the club-over-country debate rages, the man in the middle of the latest row, Gautam Gambhir, has dismissed suggestions that he could put his Indian Premier League team ahead of India. Gambhir says

Gauti, Yuvi out; Tendulkar rested for West Indies tour

Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were on Friday left out of India's entire tour of the West Indies as the national selectors announced the 16-member squad for the Test series next month.

Dhawan's patience finally pays off

For any sportsperson, waiting for an opportunity while peers move ahead is difficult. Delhi's left handed opener Shikhar Dhawan was second time lucky on Friday after he was chosen as an injury replacement in the limited overs squad for West Indies next month.

Fans support Tendulkar's decision not to tour West Indies

The West Indies cricket is in such a shamble that even die-hard fans feel that Sachin Tendulkar's decision to keep away from the tour is a correct one.

Indian team leaves for West Indies

A depleted Indian cricket team, sans senior players such as Sachin Tendulkar and regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, today left for the West Indies to compete in a Twenty20 game and a five-match one-day series, starting June 4.

Cricket and more in Caribbean air

That cricket still evokes a strong emotional connect in the West Indies, cannot be doubted. Walking up to the immigration official for a temporary visa, to cover the first leg of the limited-overs series between India and the West Indies, makes it evident. N Ananthanarayanan reports.

WI caught in Gayle row

As India gear up for a challenging series against hosts West Indies, there is clearly an uneasy calm in the Caribbean camp with just two days to go for the opening Twenty20 International at the Queen's Park Oval. N Ananthanarayanan writes.

Tired India finally get down to work

A weary India limbered up for their first training session in Trinidad on Thursday, two days ahead of the opening Twenty20 international against the West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval. N Ananthanarayanan reports.

Haven't seen a better batsman than Sachin, says Richards

Legendary batsman Viv Richards has said that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is the best batsman he has ever seen in his life. Richards was an idol for Tendulkar.

Seniors deserved a break: Raina

India's stand-in cricket captain Suresh Raina has backed the decision of top players such as Sachin Tendulkar to skip the tour of the West Indies, saying the seniors "deserved a break".

We need to play Indian spinners better: Sammy

West Indies captain Darren Sammy feels his batsmen need to play Indian spinners better going into the five-match One-day series beginning at the Queen's Park Oval on Monday.

ICC clears Shane Shillingford's bowling action

The ICC on Sunday allowed West Indies' off-spinner Shane Shillingford to resume his internatioanl career, saying that his bowling action has been found legal after taking corrective measures.

India bowlers restrict Windies to modest 214

The rain kept away despite a gloomy forecast as India began their reign as World Cup champions under the bluest of Caribbean skies in the first one-dayer at the Queen’s Park Oval on Monday.

We cannot take West Indies lightly, says Kohli

India enjoy a 2-0 lead in the five-match cricket One-Day Internationals series, but middle-order batsman Virat Kohli says that the visitors cannot take the West Indies lightly.

I am very, very hungry to make it big: Pollard

A much sought-after player in the IPL but a mediocre performer for the West Indies, hard-hitting all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is keen to set the record straight and make it big with his national team.
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